One building … carriageworks canteen, thoughts

Victorian building, surrounded by weeds

Back in June I asked for memories, thoughts provoked by this building. It is, as many of you knew, the old carriageworks canteen. It was part of a group of buildings at the entrance. If you’re interested in York’s real and recent history, its heritage and its culture, you may be interested in these comments.

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‘The engineering industry’, York and elsewhere, 1979

I’ve been reorganising boxes of things again, and it’s inevitable, you end up opening them and leafing through, in a nostalgic moment, and while I was, I found this school exercise book, geography as taught to first years at Mill Mount Grammar School in 1979. It illustrates perhaps more than … More …